The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 77 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 1.50% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £423 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1658 2378 2606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 94.07% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1274 1456
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 31 60
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 18 £475 +5.55% 5
Glasgow +10 12 £465 -
Moray - 1 £275 -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Migration
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Office 365
4 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (14.29%) Replication
5 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (14.29%) VoIP
6 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
6 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.90%) Finance
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
6 5 (11.90%) Kanban
6 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (11.90%) Skype
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (9.52%) PABX

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VoIP
2 5 (11.90%) Skype
2 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) PABX
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) GIS
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) QGIS
1 3 (7.14%) Spatial Data
2 2 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Flyway
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.14%) PostGIS
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Kanban
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.14%) Case Management
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Document Management
7 3 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Microservices
7 3 (7.14%) Service Design
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware